After engaging with your writing practice for awhile, you will have accumulated quite a few pages. Some pages are written in paragraphs, some appear as lists, and some might have more illustration than writing.
Now that you have this much material, it’s a good time to take a look at all of it and evaluate what you have been doing.
First, let’s clear up an important thing about evaluation. Notice the word “value” hidden inside. This means that evaluation is about finding the value in what you do. It’s not about finding mistakes, wondering if you “did it right” or comparing yourself to other people. It shouldn’t make you squirm or be scared that your shortcomings will be exposed.
When you evaluate your own work, the important question is, “What is the value to me?” Continue…